Norcemous Beeker
(1841-1912)
Mary Jane Rush
(1835-1924)
Richard N. Bartlett
(1848-1933)
Catherine Denelsbeck
(1854-1903)
Frank Ellsworth Beeker
(1867-1926)
Pearl Alice Bartlett
(1882-1954)
Ross N. Beeker
(1902-1986)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Alma May Conklin

Ross N. Beeker 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 26 May 1902, Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN 1 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Alma May Conklin on 24 Jan 1942 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, United States 1 2
  • Died: 23 Feb 1986, Rossville, Clinton, IN at age 83 1 5 6
  • Buried: 26 Feb 1986, Battle Ground: Battle Ground Cemetery, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States 1 6

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1910 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 7 The 1910 census recorded Frank Becker [sic, indexed wrong due to poor handwriting of Beeker by census taker], farmer, 43, living with wife Pearl, 28; Ross, 7; Lewis, 5; Mary Jane, 3; and Josephine, 1. The next home is Manford Beeker, widowed, farmer, 67, living alone. Eveyone and their parents were born in Indiana. The census column records Pearl had birthed 5 children and 4 were alive in 1900.

2. Census in 1920 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, United States. 8 The 1920 census recorded renting a home at 402 Prune Avenue: Frank E. Becker [sic, indexed wrong due to poor handwriting of Beeker by census taker], boiler maker at railroad shop, 52, living with wife Pearl A., 37; Ross N., photographer at art gallery, 17; Lewis E., 14; Mary J., 12; E. Josephine, 10; and Alice M., 6. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana, except Frank's mother in Ohio, and Pearl's father in Kentucky and mother in New Jersey.

3. Census in 1940 in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN. 9 The 1940 census recorded renting a house for $50 a month at 141 Sheetz Street: Pearl R. Beeker, widowed, occupation "rooming students in own home", 58, living with sons Ross, bookkeeper in bank 37, and Robert, 15. They were born in Indiana and lived in the same house in 1935. Also in the home is a roomer Warren Grise, 20, tutoring students and odd jobs at Purdue University.

4. Military from 26 Oct 1942 to 3 Mar 1943 in , , IN: U.S. Army. 10

5. Residence: on 19 Jan 1954 in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN. 3

6. Residence: on 7 May 1972 in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN. 4

7. Residence: in 1977 in Nokomis, Sarasota, FL, United States. 2

8. Residence: in 1982 in Nokomis, Sarasota, FL, United States. 5

9. Residence: in 1983 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, United States. 5

10. Cause of Death: acute myocardial infarction due to arteriosclerotic vascular disease, 23 Feb 1986, Rossville, Clinton, IN. 6

11. Occupation: Stationary and Supplies Supervisor for General Telephone Co. On 23 Feb 1986 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, United States. 6

12. Residence: 136 Sheetz St., West Lafayette, IN on 23 Feb 1986 in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN. 6

13. Obituary: Journal and Courier: obituary of Ross N. Beeker on 24 Feb 1986 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, United States. 5 Ross N. Beeker
ROSSVILLE Ross N. Beeker, 83, a resident of Milner Community Healthcare in Rossville, died there at 10:22 a.m. Sunday, following an extended illness. He had been a patient there since January 1985. Mr. Beeker had been stationary and supplies supervisor at General Telephone Co., for many years, retiring in 1967. Born in Battle Ground, May 26, 1902, he was reared there, and spent most of his adult life in Lafayette. He lived in Nokomis, Fla., four years, and returned to Lafayette 2 1/2 years ago. He attended Lafayette Business College. A World War II veteran, he served in the Army. He was married Jan. 9, 1941, in Lafayette, to Alma Conklin. She died Sept. 29, 1983. He was a member of Federated Church in West Lafayette; West Lafayette Masonic Lodge 724; Scottish Rite, Valley of Indianapolis; and a life member of BPO Elks 143. Surviving are a brother, Robert B. Beeker of-Lafayette; and three sisters, Mrs. Marshall (Mary Jane) Hackleman of Escondido, Calif., Mrs. Roy (Josephine) Hall of Sarasota, Fla., and Mrs. Earl (Alice) Frasier of Indianapolis.


Ross married Alma May Conklin, daughter of Oliver Frank Conklin and Mary Leslie Mayhugh, on 24 Jan 1942 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, United States.1 2 (Alma May Conklin was born on 8 Oct 1910 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH,2 11 12 died on 29 Sep 1983 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, United States 2 5 11 12 and was buried on 3 Oct 1983 in Battle Ground: Battle Ground Cemetery, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States 11 12.)


Sources


1 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=15054081.

2 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 30 Sep 1983, page 12. Obituary of Mrs. Ross N. Beeker.

3 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 19 Jan 1954, page 10, obituary of Mrs. Pearl A. Beeker.

4 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 8 May 1972, page 4. Obituary of Lewis E. Beeker.

5 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 24 Feb 1986, page 26. Obituary of Ross N. Beeker.

6 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011," Certificate 86-003999 Ross M. Beeker, father Frank Beeker, mother Pearl Bartlett, informant brother Robert B. Beeker.

7 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MK5Y-FS4 Frank Becker, Tippecanoe, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 183, sheet 10A, family 201.

8 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MF4B-PTH Frank E Becker, Lafayette Ward 4, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing ED 171, sheet 7B, line 63, family 185.

9 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1B4-MQP Pearl R Beeker, Ward 1, West Lafayette, Wabash Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 79-35, sheet 4A, line 22, family 107.

10 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010</i> (Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.), SSN 309014290 Ross Beeker b. 26 May 1902 d. 23 Feb 1986 enlisted Army 26 Oct 1942.

11 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=53664248.

12 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011," Alma M. Beeker, father Oliver Coniklin, mother Mary Mayhugh, informant Ross Beeker husband.



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